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Winslow Homer

The Siesta

Property from the Collection of the late Phyllis Rothschild Farley

Winslow Homer

Winslow Homer

The Siesta

The Siesta

Property from the Collection of the late Phyllis Rothschild Farley

Winslow Homer

1836 - 1910

The Siesta


gouache and pencil on paper

6 ¾ by 8 inches

(17 by 20.3 cm)

Executed in 1878.

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NOTWITHSTANDING THIS REPORT OR ANY DISCUSSIONS CONCERNING CONDITION OF A LOT, ALL LOTS ARE OFFERED AND SOLD "AS IS" IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE CONDITIONS OF SALE PRINTED IN THE CATALOGUE.

Samuel Colman, New York, 1879 (sold: American Art Association-Anderson Galleries, Inc., New York, April 20, 1927, lot 61)
John F. Harris, New York (acquired at the above sale)
Mrs. Walter D. Shields (sold: O'Reilly's Plaza Art Galleries, New York, February 16, 1950, lot 119-a)
Milch Galleries, New York, 1950 
Acquired by the present owner from the above, circa 1954
"The Water-Color Pictures in the New York Academy II," The Churchman, vol. 39, February 1879, n.p.
"Fine Arts. Water Color Exhibition-Fifth and Concluding Notice-The Corridor and Black and White Room," New York Herald, February 24, 1879, n.p.
Lloyd Goodrich and Abigail Booth Gerdts, Record of Works by Winslow Homer: 1877 Through 1881, vol. III, New York, 2008, no. 726, p. 151, illustrated 
New York, American Water-Color Society, Twelfth Annual Exhibition, February-March 1879, no. 367
Mountainville, New York, Storm King Art Center, Winslow Homer in New York State, June-August 1963, no. 39
New York, Katonah Gallery, Winslow Homer, September 1963, no. 8